Essays Tagged: "US Airways"

This Essay is about errors in the user interface and how is can cause disasterous effects.

Many disasters are caused by errors in the user interface. and many of those disasters are Plane crashes. One of the more ... e of the Concorde Super-sonicjets. Since this last crash they have been grounded but have recently just started testing them again. With new safety pre-cautions. A French investigation into the Concor ... ty pre-cautions. A French investigation into the Concorde crash hasconfirmed a burst tyre was the cause of the disaster. The French Accident Investigation Bureau ruled out that poor maintenance had co ...

(2 pages) 74 1 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Why Southwest can succeed in the airline industry.

lion)$132 millionUnited Airlines($313 million)($99 million)Delta Air Lines($133 million)$172 millionUS Airways($178 million)($115 million)Northwest Airlines($171 million)$3 millionAmerica West($12.8 m ... onAmerica West($12.8 million)$14.6 millionSouthwest Airlines' profit margin was 9.2% compared to industry 2.3%. We need to find out what it is now. What accounts for this enormous difference between S ...

(9 pages) 894 0 3.7 Jul/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Airline Industry Analysis.

A.) Basic description of IndustryIndustries such as the US airlines are a very valuable and are used throughout the world as an ... uable and are used throughout the world as an easier way of transportation. Some would call this industry an oligopoly. The airline industry is classified by the government and is based on the amount ... government and is based on the amount of revenue that is generated from operations. This type of industry is categorized in 4 different sections: major, regional, national, and cargo carriers. All of ...

(12 pages) 1149 1 3.3 Aug/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Tourism - Discuss how changes in air transport since the 1950's are reflected in both leisure and business travel trends

44128 Introduction to Tourism - General EssayQuestion 3 - Discuss how changes in air transport since the 1950's are reflected in both leisure and business travel ... leisure and business travel trends.The first powered flight was in 1903 and carried out by the famous Wright Brothers. Therefore aircrafts are over one century old. In the first half of the century p ... ress was much smaller. Aircraft's speed didn't increase, and the most significant changes in the industry were newly designed wide bodied planes and turbo engines. On the other hand it was only in thi ...

(6 pages) 127 0 4.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Case Study - EasyJet

1. INTRODUCTIONThe airline industry had experienced a revolution since the deregulation conducted by the governments thought the w ... global alliances, a different approach or concept emerged and that is the no-frills airlines which used regional airports. (Piercy, 2000)Following the terrorist attack on September 11, 2001, a number ... irlines were faced with rapid cost cutting initiatives in order to survive the rapid change in the business environment. On the other hand the low cost segment of the market remained strong, and the n ...

(19 pages) 637 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Case: Grounded: Business Solutions for Today's Traveler

office center. Grounded will operate under the management of Jason and nine client assistants. The business will provide a way for travelers to conduct their day-to-day business operations while on th ... r travelers to conduct their day-to-day business operations while on the road. Grounded offers its customers copy and printing services, fax services, a conference room, and pay per use computer termi ...

(6 pages) 49 0 4.5 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

American Airlines

ines Marketing cases AMERICAN AIRLINES 1. Issues 2. American Airlines' objectives 3. The airline industry 4. Market 5. Consumer needs 6. Brand image 7. Distribution system 8. Pricing 9. Marketing rela ... Assumptions and risks1- Issues The main issue of this case is the lack of profits of the airline industry, an industry that should be more than profitable due to the large amount of customers, the nec ...

(6 pages) 146 0 0.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Flying on empty - America's airlines.

thwest Airlines, America's third and fourth-largest airlines, filed for bankruptcy. With United and US Airways already operating under Chapter 11 bankruptcy regulations, at least half of America's air ... rms will keep flying on empty, thanks to court protection from their creditors. But a once-proud industry is officially on its knees.The impact of higher oil prices on the industry was outlined this w ...

(5 pages) 65 0 4.5 Feb/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Pension Crisis

Retirement BenefitsWith under-funded retirement plans recently forcing companies such as US Airways into bankruptcy, and IBM into efforts to restructure future retirement plans, the threat ... ture future retirement plans, the threat of social security shortfalls looming on the horizon, and business trends today focusing on cost minimization, traditional benefit packages have been pared dow ... yment, well funded retirement plans, have undergone the largest transformation. This paper will discuss retirement plans such as defined contribution plans, defined benefit plans, and the issues faced ...

(4 pages) 202 0 4.6 Jul/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

US Airways Strategic Plan

AbstractIn this paper, Team A will describe a brief history of US Airways and discuss the products and service it provides as well as the financial picture of the ... e of the company for the last five years. The paper will also explain the culture and management of US Airways as well as what the mission statement is, how the organization is structured, and how US ... ision-making strategies. Finally, an analysis will be conducted of the motivational strategies that US Airways uses; like, employee empowerment, selection and training, and incentives that US Airways ...

(11 pages) 123 1 5.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Untitled

I just wanted to join, my essays suck if they were good I wouldn't be here. Why wonAOL ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ... PECIALS ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The discounted, round-trip fares from Columbus, OH are: $89 NEW YORK (LAGUARDIA): America West $89 NEW YORK (NEWARK): America West $98 NASHVILLE ... NEW YORK (NEWARK): America West $98 NASHVILLE: Delta (Fan Fare) [Orbitz] $99 NEW YORK (LAGUARDIA): US Airways [Orbitz] $104 CHICAGO (O'HARE): United [Orbitz] $108 NEW YORK (LAGUARDIA): Delta [Orbitz] ...

(2 pages) 269391 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > E-commerce

The Terror Attack In The US And The Airline Indust

The terror attack in the US and the airline industry: Is September 11th the only cause for the airline industry's current sit ... rline industry's current situation? 1. Introduction 2. Claim: The attacks are the cause for the airline industry's current situation.2.1 Situation before September 11th and its reasons ... anagement and national protectionism 2.2 Examples - Swissair - Sabena - Airbus and Boeing 3. The airline industry's claim: The attacks are the reason for the dramatic s ...

(6 pages) 22 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Southwest Airlines

e whales. Its flight attendants for years had to wear hot pants when conservative suits were the industry norm. Its pilots are routinely expected to help clean the cabin on busy days.All this has been ... ative to the full-service carriers most passengers fly. Now it sits squarely at the heart of the industry and is leading the fight for survival that airlines have been engaged in since the terrorist a ...

(6 pages) 37 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Airline Industry Research

Airline Industry Research � PAGE \* MERGEFORMAT �9� Airline Industry ResearchWilliam WardA ... 33; Airline Industry ResearchWilliam WardAxia College of University of PhoenixECO 205Lydia PorteeAugust 3, 2008��IntroductionThe airline industry is highly sensitive to economic cycles, ... lties. Through inflation, skyrocketing fuel prices, terrorist activity and much more the Airline Industry has taken several set backs and still managed to survive. While their financial performance ha ...

(9 pages) 139 0 3.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Internal/External Factors Affecting Management Planning

actors at United Parcel Services8Globalization9Technology9Rapid Change9Internal/External Factors at US Airways10Diversity10Ethics10Technology11Internal/External Factors at City of Tustin11Rapid Change ... sity10Ethics10Technology11Internal/External Factors at City of Tustin11Rapid Change11Technology12E-Business13Internal/External Factors at TD BankNorth14Diversity14Rapid Change15Ethics15Conclusion16Ref ...

(16 pages) 66 0 4.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Organizational Ethics Issue Resolution

Excessive Executive BonusesOrganizations are imposing wage cuts, downsizing, and restructuring in order for the organizatio ... m the organizational restructuring. Therefore, is it ethical for executives to receive excessive bonuses, payouts, perks, or "golden parachutes" while organizations and employees are struggling to sur ... "golden parachutes" while organizations and employees are struggling to survive?This paper will discuss excessive executive bonuses and apply the six ethical decision making steps in order to resolve ...

(7 pages) 51 0 5.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Analysis and Recommendations for the Airline Industry

The United States airline Industry is a complex business that is affected by many internal and external factors. The successes an ... iness that is affected by many internal and external factors. The successes and failures of this industry are constantly fluctuating over time. While deregulation brought great triumph and positive ch ... Siddiqi, 2009). Currently, the International Air Transport Association reported that the airline industry suffered a net loss of $8 billion dollars during 2008 (wikinvest). The current failures are mo ...

(13 pages) 82 0 0.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Favorite City

n close to a plane. We waited and waited till it was finally time to board the plane, I was so nervous, but I kept on walking through the long, dark, noisy tunnel till I finally stepped in and there w ... lly time to take off for our three hour flight. The flight attendants stood in the front and showed us all the emergencies procedures, which made me even more scared than watching all the episodes of ...

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 Sep/2013

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

writeup

Dear Airline, Here's the Problem...," author Scott McCartney states that satisfaction surveys from customers are very important to airlines. First, airline surveys are influencing everything from menu ... everything from menu choices to airport and airplane repairs; the questions are specific, and if a customer gives a low score, additional questions pop up so the airline can focus on clients' problems ...

(4 pages) 3 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

writeup

Dear Airline, Here's the Problem...," author Scott McCartney states that satisfaction surveys from customers are very important to airlines. First, airline surveys are influencing everything from menu ... everything from menu choices to airport and airplane repairs; the questions are specific, and if a customer gives a low score, additional questions pop up so the airline can focus on clients' problems ...

(4 pages) 3 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies